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A display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive
“… her display of bravado was just a pretense.”
The quality or state of appearing or trying to appear more important or more valuable than is the case
“… she seemed to be a very down-to-earth woman who was completely free of pretense.”
An entitlement to something
“… this book on gardening makes no pretense at completeness.”
“… the pretense of that woman in thinking that the other hotel guests should be inconvenienced just for her.”
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